Arshavin began his career at Zenit Saint Petersburg in 2000. He won numerous trophies with the club such as the Russian Premier League, League Cup, Russian Super Cup, UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup. During his time with Zenit, Arshavin was also named as the Russian Footballer of the Year.
Recently Arshavin became the invited editor of the first issue of the new print publication of the RB-Sport magazine. The magazine will be published in February 2020. The publication will be distributed free of charge in popular restaurants, sports bars, at information desks at airports and in business centres.